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As brain research has grown, it has given rise to a new research field - educational neuroscience. Researchers are starting to use knowledge gained through brain research to rethink how to improve student learning.   Among the voices in this emerging body of knowledge is Dr. George Hruby, who is an associate professor of literacy education at the University of Kentucky College...
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  New libraries are popping up around Lexington, and the latest location is in front of the UK College of Education’s Taylor Education Building. These libraries – which looks like birdhouses – don’t require library cards or late fines, don’t insist that patrons whisper or stay...
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UK College of Education alumnus Brandon Abdon (‘03) is combining his experiences teaching at the high school and college levels in a new position as director of Advanced Placement (AP) English Curriculum and Content Development for the College Board. College Board is a non-profit organization made up of member institutions of higher education, which includes almost all of the major colleges...
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Scholarship Applications Available

General scholarship applications for incoming freshmen, current undergraduate, and graduate College of Education students are now available. Pick up an application in the Taylor Education Building, room 166, or download an application at this link: All applications must be submitted to Sarah DeVriendt in TEB 166 by February 13, 2015. Questions? Please contact Sarah...
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    • Sep

Swan Teaches Smithsonian Course

A new, free online course offered by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History will be co-taught by Dr. Kathy Swan, associated professor at the University of Kentucky College of Education. “Teaching Historical Inquiry with Objects” will offer teachers accessible strategies and tactics for incorporating inquiry-based learning methods into their existing history lessons. View a video preview of the course at   The...